Dr. Ambika M R

Assistant Professor

Science & Humanities

Undergraduate

Qualification
Qualification Institution Year
M.Sc
B.Ed
Ph.D

Experience
Designation Institution From To
Assistant Professor P E S University 2018
Guest Faculty Bangalore University, Bengaluru 2017 2017
Guest Faculty Bangalore University Bengaluru 2011 2013
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (5+ Years) : Senior Research Fellow (SRF) Bangalore University, Bengaluru 2015 2017
Junior Research Fellow (JRF) Bangalore University, Bengaluru 2013 2015
Research Assistant RV Teachers College Bengaluru 2007 2008

Awards / Achievement
  • Best Technical paper award – National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-21) held at RRCAT, Indore, 2018.
  • Best ORAL presentation award - National Conference on Radiation Physics (NCRP-2017) held at Bangalore University, Bengaluru, 2017.
  • Best ORAL presentation award - 7 th National Conference on Novel Polymeric Materials POLYCON 2017 held at SJCE, Mysuru, 2017.
  • Best ORAL presentation award - 12 th National Symposium on Nuclear and Radiochemistry (NUCAR-2015) held at BARC, Mumbai, 2015.
  • Best Poster presentation award- Two day workshop on Crystallography in Sciences –International year of Crystallography held at Bangalore University, Bangalore, 2014.
  • Best Poster presentation award- Third International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization (ICPPC-2014) held at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, 2014.
  • DAE-BRNS – Senior Research Fellowship - 2015-2017
  • DAE-BRNS - Junior Research Fellowship - 2013-2015
  • II RANK in M.Sc (Physics), 2010.
  • Consolation prize – Prof. S. B. Bondade memorial lecture competition in Physics held at Bangalore University, Bangalore, 2009.
  • Merit Award during 2007.


Additional Information
  • Teaching experience – 6 yrs
  • Research experience – 5+ yrs
  • R & D or PhD (years):
  • Title of Thesis: Studies on Radiation Shielding Characteristics of Unsaturated Polyester Based Polymer Composites filled with Bismuth & Tungsten Oxides
  • Research Supervisor: Prof. N Nagaiah, Department of Physics, Bangalore University, Bengaluru.
Responsibilities
  • IQAC Co-ordinator
  • Member of Organising Committee- Workshop on emerging trends in green technologies -April 2018
  • EWD Co-ordinator
  • Faculty Advisor
  • Student files Incharge (Physics cycle)
  • Exam Co-ordinator - ESA 2018
  • Bootstrap co-ordinator (Cultural committee)
  • Section In-charge

Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Engineering Physics: Quantum Physics
  • Lasers
  • Magnetic and Dielectric materials
Research Interest
  • Radiation Physics
  • Polymer composites
  • Material characterization

Conferences
  • M R Ambika and N Nagaiah, Proceedings of National Conference on Radiation Physics & its application in Material Science & Medicine (NRM-2018) held at SDUHER, Kolar, during 6 h Apr. 2018
  • Karthik Kumar. M. B, Nagaiah. N, Gladys Mathews, Ambika. M. R & Karunakara. N, Proceedings of National Conference on Radiation Physics & its application in Material Science & Medicine (NRM-2018) held at SDUHER, Kolar, during 6 h Apr. 2018
  • Ambika M. R, Nagaiah. N & Suman. S. K, Proceedings of National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-2018) held at RRCAT, Indore, during 5 th - 7 th Mar. 2017.
  • Karthik Kumar. M. B, Nagaiah. N, Gladys Mathews, Ambika. M. R & Karunakara. N,Proceedings of National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-2018) held at RRCAT,Indore, during 5 th - 7 th Mar. 2017.
  • Ambika M. R, Nagaiah. N & Suman. S. K, Proceedings of National Conference on Radiation Physics (NCRP-2017) held at Bangalore University, Bengaluru, during 23 rd -24 th Nov. 2017.
  • Gladys Mathews, Nagaiah. N, Karthik Kumar. M. B, Ambika M. R, Karunakara. N & Prabhakar B C, Proceedings of National Conference on Radiation Physics (NCRP-2017) held at Bangalore University, Bengaluru, during 23 rd -24 th Nov. 2017.
  • Karthik Kumar. M. B, Nagaiah. N, Gladys Mathews & Ambika. M. R, Proceedings of National Conference on Radiation Physics (NCRP-2017) held at Bangalore University, Bengaluru,during 23 rd -24 th Nov. 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika & N. Nagaiah, Proceedings of 7 th National Conference on Novel Polymeric Materials POLYCON 2017 held at SJCE, Mysuru during 15 th - 16 th Sept. 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & S. K. Suman, Proceedings of 61 st DAE- SSPS 2016 held at KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha during 26 th -30 th Dec. 2016.
  • M. R. Ambika & N. Nagaiah, Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Advances In Material Science And Its Applications held at Jain University, Bangalore, on 24 th Sept. 2016.
  • Karthik Kumar. M. B, Nagaiah. N, Gladys Mathews & Ambika. M. R, Proceedings of International Conference on Radiological Safety in Workplace, Nuclear Facilities and Environment (IARPIC-2016) held at IGCAR, Anupuram, Tamil Nadu, during Feb 22 th -25 th ,2016.
  • Ambika. M. R & Nagaiah. N, International Conference on Radiation Research- Health hazards & Environment (ICRR-HHE-2016) held at BARC, Mumbai during Feb.11 th – 13 th , 2016.
  • M. R. Ambika & N. Nagaiah, Proceedings of 20th National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-20) held at CARER, Mangalore University, Mangalore, during Oct. 28th -30th , 2015.
  • M. B. Karthik Kumar, N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, Proceedings of 20th National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-20) held at CARER, Mangalore University, Mangalore, during Oct. 28th -30th , 2015.
  • Gladys Mathews, N. Nagaiah, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, Proceedings of 20th National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-20) held at CARER, Mangalore University, Mangalore, during Oct. 28 th -30 th , 2015.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & R. Somashekar, 12 th National Symposium on Nuclear and Radiochemistry (NUCAR-2015) held at BARC, Mumbai, during 9 th -13 th Feb. 2015.
  • M. B. Karthik Kumar, N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews & M. R. Ambika, National Symposium on Environment (NSE-19), MG University, Kottayam, Kerala, during 11 th -13 th Dec. 2014.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & R. Somashekar, International Conference on Emerging materials: Characterisation & Application (ICEMCA-2014) held at NIT, Durgapur, Kolkata, during 4 th – 6 th Dec. 2014.
  • Ambika. M. R & Nagaiah, Two day workshop on Crystallography in Sciences – International year of Crystallography held at Bangalore University, Bangalore, during 16 th – 17 th Oct. 2014.
  • Ambika. M. R, Nagaiah. N & Harish. V, Third International Conference on Polymer Processing and Characterization held at Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala,during 11 th – 13 th Oct. 2014.
  • Ambika. M. R, Nagaiah. N & Harish. V, International Conference on Radiation Effects & Radiation Protection (RERP-2014) held at Suzhou, China, during 26 th -28 th Aug. 2014.
  • Gladys Mathews, N. Nagaiah, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, 31 st National Conference on Advances in radiation measurement systems and techniques –IARPNC-2014 held at BARC, Anushakthi nagar, Mumbai, during March 19-21, 2014.
  • N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, 2014 International Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ICES-2014) held at Hong Kong during May 25-26, 2014.
  • M. R. Ambika & N. Nagaiah, 6 th Annual Conference on Science & Technology for promoting Innovative Research and Development”, Christ University, Bangalore, Dec 20-21, 2013.
  • Gladys Mathews, N. Nagaiah, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Physics for Ionizing Radiations, Aerosols and Material Science (ETPRAM-13), Punjabi University, Patiala, Dec 13-14, 2013.
  • G. V. Ashok, N. Nagaiah and N. G. Shiva Prasad and M. R. Ambika, 30 th IARP Conference on Radiological Protection and safety in Nuclear Reactors and Radiation Installations (IARPNC-12), Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, Mangalore, Mar 15-17, 2012.
  • G. V. Ashok, N. Nagaiah and N. G. Shiva Prasad, M. R Ambika, L. A. Sathish and N.Karunakara, 30 th IARP Conference on Radiological Protection and safety in Nuclear Reactors and Radiation Installations (IARPNC-12), Mangalore University, Mangalagangothri, Mangalore, Mar 15-17, 2012.
  • G. V. Ashok , N. Nagaiah, N. G. Shiva prasad , M. R. Ambika, 19 th National Symposium on Radiation Physics (NSRP-19), Mamallapuram, India, Dec 12-14, 2012.

Journals
  • M. B. Karthik Kumar, N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews , M. R. Ambika, “Assessment of annual effective dose due to outdoor radon activity in the environment of Bengaluru” Radiation Protection andEnvironment, 41(3), pp 116-118, 2018.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah and S. K. Suman, “Evaluation of gamma shielding parameters of bismuth oxide filled polymer composites” Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Physics, 56, pp 604-608, Aug. 2018.
  • M. B. Karthik Kumar, N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews, M. R. Ambika, “Study on influence of soil and atmospheric parameters on radon/thoron exhalation rate in the Bangalore University campus,Bengaluru” Radiation Protection and Environment, 41(1), pp 8-11, 2018.
  • Gladys Mathews, N. Nagaiah, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika, N. Karunakara , B. C. Prabhakar, “Concentration of uranium in groundwater and its correlation with the gamma activity of primordial radionuclides in the bedrock samples: A study from northeastern part of Bengaluru city, India” Radiation Protection and Environment, 41, pp 3-7, 2018.
  • M. R. Ambika & N. Nagaiah, “Gamma Shielding Ability and Chemical Stability of Polyester-Based Polymer Composites” Indian Journal of Advances in Chemical Sciences, S2, pp 23-27, 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & S. K. Suman, “A New Polyester based Polymer composite for shielding soft Gamma rays”, AIP Conf. Proceedings, 1832, pp 140006-1-3, May 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & S. K. Suman, “Role of bismuth oxide as a reinforcer on gamma shielding ability of unsaturated polyester based polymer composites” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 134, Issue-13, April 2017.
  • Karthik Kumar. M. B, Nagaiah. N, Gladys Mathews & Ambika. M. R, “Study on Radon concentration in ground water of Sira and Tiptur taluk of Tumkur district, Karnataka, India”, Radiation Protection and Environment, Vol. 40, Issue 1, pp11-16, March. 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah, V. Harish, N.K. Lokanath, M.A. Sridhar, N.M. Renukappa & S.K. Suman “Preparation and characterization of Isophthalic-Bi 2 O 3 polymer composite gamma radiation shields” Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 130, pp 351-358, Jan. 2017.
  • M. R. Ambika, N. Nagaiah & M. S. Krupashankara, “Study of Mechanical strength of Polyester-Bismuth Oxide polymer composites” International Journal of Advanced Research and Innovative Ideas in Education, Vol. 1, Issue-5, pp 155-160, 2016.
  • Gladys Mathews, N. Nagaiah, M. B. Karthik Kumar & M. R. Ambika, “Radiological and chemical toxicity due to ingestion of uranium through drinking water in the environment of Bangalore, India” Journal of Radiological Protection, Vol. 35, pp 447-455, May 2015.
  • N. Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews, M. B. Karthik Kumar, M. R. Ambika & N. Karunakara, “Study of concentration of Uranium and physicochemical parameters in Ground water and the Ingested Radiation dose to the population of Bangalore, South India”, WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, Vol.154, 2014.
  • Ningaiah Nagaiah, Gladys Mathews, Karthik Kumar Mysore Balakrishna, Ambika Madalakote Rajanna & Karunakara Naregundi “Influence of Physico-chemical parameters on the distribution of Uranium in ground water of Bangalore, India”, Radiation Protection and Environment, Vol. 36, Issue 4, pp175-180, Oct. 2013.
  • G. V. Ashok, N. Nagaiah and N. G. Shiva Prasad, M. R Ambika, L. A. Sathish and N. Karunakara, “Residential radon exposure in some areas of Bangalore city, India, Radiation Protection and Environment, Vol. 35, Issue : 2, pp 59-63, April 2012.
  • G. V. Ashok, N. Nagaiah and N. G. Shiva Prasad and M. R. Ambika, “Study of Radon exhalation rate from soil, Bangalore, South India, Radiation Protection and Environment, Vol. 34, Issue: 4, pp 235-239, 2011.